2021-2022 Catalog 
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2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOWK 412 - Practice III: Skills & Techniques for Working with Communities and Organizations

3 hours
For social work majors only. It is the third in a three-course sequence of generalist social work practice courses. It is about generalist social work practice with organizations and communities. It centers on empirical and ethical applications of generalist social work practice. This course will assist the student in building a cognitive framework to identify systems in need of change, the type of change needed, and strategies for bringing about change. This course reviews the social worker in the role of administrator, supervisor, committee participant, program developer, and program evaluator. The social work role in community systems regarding needs assessments, client advocacy, and encouraging consumer participation will be presented. Diversity, social and economic justice, populations-at-risk, and cultural competence are integrated in the course content. Prerequisite(s): SOWK 200 . UG